The Importance of Simulation for Solar Impulse

By AlRobertson

Watch Gian Luca Sacco, Siemens marketing director, explain the importance of simulation in the design of Solar Impulse – the world’s first solar powered aircraft.

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Solar Impulse uses Femap with NX Nastran for their simulation needs, and works with Siemens partner AeroFEM to fulfil their analysis requirements.

Solar Impulse Femap FE Model

This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at